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Forthcoming meetings

Below are some forthcoming meetings that may be of interest to IGS members.

Please send announcements about meetings suitable for inclusion on this page to us at our usual contact details.

Items marked ** are IGS sponsored
Items marked * are IGS co-sponsored

7–12 October 2018

22nd International Snow Science Workshop

Innsbruck, Austria

See workshop website

9–11 October 2018

2nd Arctic Biodiversity Congress

Rovaniemi, Finland

See congress website
Contact: CAFF <>

17–19 October 2018

2018 Polar CORDEX meeting

Warsaw, Poland

See meeting website
Contact: Marzena Osuch <>

24–26 October 2018

*International Glaciological Society Nordic Branch Meeting
Hosted and organised by the Arctic Centre / University of Lapland

The Arctic Centre, Rovaniemi, Finland

Access the registration and abstract website

For further information see the local meeting website
Contact: Rupert Gladstone <>

25–26 October 2018

International Symposium on Remote Sensing and Global Change: The Antarctic, Arctic and Tibetan Plateau

Wuhan, China

First Circular as PDF

30–31 October 2018

Workshop: Towards a better harmonization of snow observations, modeling and data assimilation in Europe

Budapest, Hungary

See workshop website

10–14 December 2018

ArcticNet Annual Scientific Meeting 2018

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Contact: Catherine Girard <>, Sophie Dufour-Beauséjour <>, Gwyneth MacMillan <>

See workshop website

14–16 January 2019

Year of Polar Prediction (YOPP) Arctic Science Workshop

Helsinki, Finland

Contact: YOPP International Coordination Office <>

21–23 January 2019

Workshop on the Dynamics and Mass Budget of Arctic Glaciers & the IASC Network on Arctic Glaciology Annual Meeting

Geilo, Norway

See IASC-NAG website

22–24 January 2019

Arctic Frontiers Science 2019: Smart Arctic

Tromsø, Norway

See conference website

7–8 February 2019

Cryospheric Science with ICESat-2 (CSI): Software Carpentry Workshop

Seattle, Washington, USA

See website

11–15 February 2019

International Advanced Training Course on Snow and Avalanche 2019: ‘Practice Meets Science’

Davos, Switzerland

See course website

13–14 February 2019

IASC Workshop on Effects and Extremes of High Latitude Dust

Reykjavik, Iceland

See workshop website

20–22 February 2019

*New Zealand Snow and Ice Research Group (SIRG: the New Zealand branch of IGS) Annual Workshop

Kurow, New Zealand

First Circular as PDF

See SIRG website

3–5 April 2019

*International Symposium on Mitigation Measures against Snow Avalanches and Other Rapid Gravity Mass Flows

Siglufjörður, Iceland

First Circular as PDF

See symposium website

15–18 April 2019

Permafrost conference 2019: Solving the puzzles from the cryosphere

Pushchino, Russia

See conference website

12–17 May 2019

**International Symposium on Erosion and Sedimentation

Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
Neal Iverson <>

13–17 May 2019

ESA Living Planet Symposium

Milan, Italy

See conference website

16–22 June 2019

Third Innsbruck Alpine Summer School, on Close Range Sensing Techniques for Alpine Terrain

Obergurgl, Austria

See school website

17–21 June 2019

Cryospheric Science with ICESat-2 (CSI): Hackweek 2019

Seattle, Washington, USA

See website

8–12 July 2019

**International Symposium on Five Decades of Radioglaciology

Stanford, California, USA

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
Dustin Schroeder <>

9–16 July 2019

International Association of Cryospheric Sciences meeting
at International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics General Assembly

Montréal, Québec, Canada

Contact: Andrew Mackintosh <>

25–31 July 2019

20th Congress of the International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA) 2019

Dublin, Ireland

Session: Quaternary glaciations: Processes, Sediments and Landforms. Conveners: Lorna Linch <>,
Danni Pearce, Jan Piotrowski, Dave Evans

18–22 August 2019

18th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering and 8th Canadian Permafrost Conference

Québec, Québec, Canada

See conference website

18–26 August 2019

**International Symposium on Sea Ice

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
David Barber University of Manitoba <>

4–5 September 2019

*International Glaciological Society British Branch Meeting

Northumbria University​, UK

Contact: Nick Rutter <>

4–6 September 2019

ARCTIC FUTURES 2050: Science for Policy in a Changing Arctic
Study for Environmental Arctic Change (SEARCH)

Washington, DC, USA

See ARCTIC FUTURES 2050 webpage

15–18 September 2019

33rd Forum for Research into Ice Shelf Processes (FRISP)

Oxford, UK


18–19 September 2019

International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration annual meeting

Details to follow

Oxford, UK30 September – 3 October 2019

8th International Ice Drill Symposium

Copenhagen, Denmark

Contacts: D. Dahl-Jensen or S.B. Hansen on <(>

Late August/early September​ 2020

**International Symposium on Ice Stream Dynamics

Durham, UK

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
Chris Stokes <>

Summer 2021

**International Symposium on Interactions of Ice Sheets and Glaciers with the Ocean

La Jolla, California, USA

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
Helen Amanda Fricker <>

September 2021

**International International Symposium on Southern Hemisphere Glaciers under Pressure: subglacial lakes, subaquatic environments, calving glaciers and climate

Valdivia, Chile

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
Andrés Rivera, Centro de Estudios Cientificos,

June 2022

**International Symposium on Maritime Glaciers

Juneau, Alaska, USA

Topics – more to be added:
– tidewater glaciers
– mass balance and run-off from maritime glaciers
– impacts on marine ecosystems

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
Jason Amundson <>